Ed Lowe (journalist)

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Ed Lowe
Born March 26, 1946
Brooklyn, New York
Died January 15, 2011(2011-01-15) (aged 64)
Huntington, New York
Occupation journalist
Notable credit(s) Long Island Press and Neighbor Newspapers; Newsday

Edward J. Lowe, Jr. (March 26, 1946[1][2][3] – January 15, 2011)[4] was an American journalist who wrote columns for Newsday and The Long Island Press.

Lowe began his journalism career as a high school newspaper columnist at St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary[5] in Uniondale, N.Y. He was editor of the newspaper at Marist College, from where he graduated in 1967.

After his daughter Colleen was born, Lowe became a daily reporter at the Suffolk Sun in August 1969. However, the paper folded soon after, and Lowe was hired by Newsday.

In 1976, Lowe became a featured columnist for Newsday, appearing three times a week. In 2004, he accepted early retirement from Newsday and became a columnist for The Long Island Press and the Neighbor Newspapers group.

Lowe had two sons, Jed and Daniel, with his second wife Phyllis Singer, then editor at "Newsday." Lowe also hosted a television show and radio program. He was known for his wit and ability to capture people and their stories.


  • Ed Lowe's Long Island.
  • Not As I Do: A Father's Report.

as co-author with Stanley Siegel[edit]

  • The Patient Who Cured His Therapist.
  • Uncharted Lives.